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March 14, 1984 |
Memphis, Tennessee, U.S.
Life and career
A graduate of New York University, after having gained notoriety through their comedic videos on Youtube, he wrote and starred in the 2009 comedy Mystery Team along with the other members of Derrick Comedy.
Dierkes is a former writer for ONN, the "television" branch of satirical newspaper The Onion. Additionally, Dierkes has appeared in such television shows as Parks and Recreation, Community, The Nighttime Clap, and Mad Men. Dierkes is also a blue belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu under Renzo Gracie and received a Fulbright Scholarship while at NYU.
Dierkes wrote for the short-lived Fox animated series Allen Gregory in 2011. In 2012, he joined the writing staff of Workaholics for its third season. Dierkes currently has a recurring role on the Showtime show Weeds
Dierkes starred alongside Jae Suh, James Atkinson, and formerly Danielle Pivetta in the Channel 101 web-series, Sex Teenagers, which premiered on March 26, 2011.
Dierkes hosts the comedy podcast "The Anytime Show" where he interviews different comedian friends each week.